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A study of the leadership styles of more than 500 legal professionals can help general counsels better understand the dynamics of the C-suite—and become more effective leaders.
Big pharma faces an ever more complicated and high-stakes regulatory environment. Players that can’t develop new capabilities and mind-sets risk being left behind.
Since the global financial crisis, operational risk failures globally have cost the financial services sector more than US$145.8bn. While the industry has recognized that operational risk is broken, attempts to fix it have tended to take a conservative approach, recruiting risk officers from within the industry, and the impact on operational risk culture has been limited.
Sharply rising demand for compliance talent, the absence of a clear career path in the discipline, and greater need for compliance executives with leadership and influencing skills are creating difficult challenges for organizations seeking to identify and retain talent in a world of increasing regulation.
Discover how a General Counsel's background makes the role a unique presence in the board room through Heidrick & Struggles' recent LeadershipTV™ episode.
As the risk function has shifted from a largely back-office operation with little influence to be more strategic, regulatory agencies are insisting that these functions be structurally independent and staffed with strong talent.